Elementary Schools

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WELCOME to the Sarasota County Elementary Education Website!

Our goal is to serve, support and exceed your expectations. As an Elementary Department, we proudly support all of our K-5 public schools through partnerships with our families and community to ensure that each of our students possess the strongest foundation upon which to build their future success.

Sarasota County has a rich tradition of excellence and a stellar reputation based upon student achievement, staff professionalism, and parent satisfaction. At the Elementary level, our schools have become models for student learning and our staff continue to carefully connect the “Essential Pieces”to enhance teaching and learning through the implementation of instructional best practices.

As the Executive Director of Elementary Schools, I strongly encourage every family to become involved & engaged in a meaningful way in their child’s educational experience. As a Community of Caring, the values of Trust, Respect, Responsibility, Caring & Family are collectively embraced by ALL thus allowing our schools to serve as shining examples of how true teamwork and partnership between the home and school translate into success for EVERY CHILD!

As a District, working cohesively K – 12, we have set our sights on the following 3 Goals:

Maintaining our Tradition of Excellence

Extending & ensuring Excellence to ALL of our Students.

Ensure all of our students graduate ready for college and/or careers in the workforce.

At the Elementary Level, we have deliberately and collectively made a commitment to
developing the following in EACH & EVERY CHILD:

  • The ability to read non-fiction independently & proficiently at the upper range of their grade level
  • The ability to fluently apply math foundational skills for algebra readiness
  • The ability to think critically & solve complex problems

We Believe we can accomplish this by committing to the following PRIORITIES:

Enhancing the instructional capacity of ALL teachers in every classroom K-5 in ALL 23 Elementary Schools

Maximizing our ability to ensure that children are reading on grade level by the end of Third Grade

Through strategic implementation of research-based reading initiatives, Supporting early learning programs, encouraging regular attendance and mitigating summer learning loss.